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June 7, 2021

RGA President Inducted into ACHS Hall of Fame

Congratulations 2021 Hall of Fame Inductee!

RGA president, Frank Tyler, received the Amelia County High School Hall of Fame award at Monday night's ACPS School Board meeting.  The ACHS Hall of Fame Committee also presented Rev. Dr. Eddie Giles the same honor posthumously. For more details read Tyler's Nomination Form 

January 2020

Mary Harris Named New Director, Barley Resigns 

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At the January's meeting, Mary Logan Harris was voted in as the newest member of the RGA Board of Directors. Harris, the first female to serve on the board, is a member of the RG class of 1969.  Ben Barley, who has served on the board for a long time, tendered his resignation to give others an opportunity to serve.  Harris joins current Board Members Herbert Hicks, William Griffin and Chris Archer.  Anyone interested in joining the 5-member board should contact president Frank Tyler.

August 31, 2019

 Reunion 2019: 

    Co-Hosted by RG '69, "Final Glory"

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Sept. 1, 2018

   Reunion 2018, Co-Hosted by RG '68

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PHOTOS NEEDED!!
 
We still need your images from Reunion 2018, hosted by the Class of 1968.  Please share the pictures you took with family, friends and classmates.  Send them to russellgrovenews@gmail.com.  

Sept. 2, 2017

Reunion 2017 Photos, Co-Host RG '67

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Twenty-eight members of the host class were in attendance at Reunion 2017.

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Twenty-eight members of the host class were in attendance at Reunion 2017.

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Sept. 3, 2016

Reunion 2016 Sights and Sounds

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Nearly 30 classmates attended and co-hosted this year's reunion program.

Classmates and friends dance down the Soul Train Line.

6.4.2016

Scholarship recipients share experiences with high school students

     RGA Cookout Celebrates 2016 Winners

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2016 Scholarship Winners

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Kenston Wise, ACHS graduate
Kenston Wise, ACHS graduate

Kenston is one of five 2016 scholarship recipients. More more scholarship information, click below.

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Archer's Grilling and RGA president

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On Saturday, June 4th, RGA hosted a cookout at Amelia County Fairgrounds, with approximately 50 people in attendance.  Alumni, high school students and current and former RGA scholarship recipients were present.  Kenston Wise was the only 2016 scholarship recipient who attended.  HS students received a gift bag which included $10 and the former scholarship recipients were given a $25 AMEX gift card.  The college students in attendance, Jasmyn Perkinson, Demetria Jones and Tyesn Barley shared comments about their college experience.

 

Middle school guidance counselor Marsha Rutledge provided some comments to let parents know how important applying for scholarships are and to encourage students to start early and apply for as many as they might qualify for.  Mr. Allen Vernon,  ACPS Director of Operations, attended and provided information about the "free" JTCC college opportunity for Amelia County HS students.

 

Archers' Catering catered the event and did a wonderful job. 

9.11.2015

Reunion 2015 Highlights and Photos

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Class of 1966

Class of 1966 hosted an exciting and fun-filled Reunion program.

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5.16.2015

RGA Holds First Community Cookout

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4.2015

RGA Minutes Available RGA members

RGA Minutes Available RGA members who wish to receive minutes of the monthly meetings should forward a valid email address to russellgrovenews@gmail.com to be placed on the electronic distribution list. Others may request by letter to: RGA Minutes, P.O. Box 213, Amelia, VA 23002

2.2015

Henry L. Swann was the last surviving member of the first Russell Grove graduating class in 1937. The 22-member class consisted of 10 boys and 12 girls. Swann was recently honored by the Association with a academic scholarship named in his honor.  

Last survivor of RG '37 dies at 101

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1.3.2015

New RGA Officers Installed

(L-R)  Frank B. Tyler, Jr., president; Ben Barley, vice-president; Sylvia Hicks, secretary; Elaine Beard, assistant secretary; Brenda Johnson, treasurer and Phyllis Brown, chaplain. Out-going president, Henry L. Featherston sworn in the new officers. 

Article to follow. 

Aug. 29  - Aug. 30. 2014 - Sheraton Park South Hotel - Richmond, VA

2014 Reunion Photo Highlights 

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Henry Swann Remembers Russell Grove

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6.15.2013

Dr. LaTisha Murray Speaks at 26th Annual Reunion Weekend

 

2002 Amelia County High School graduate, LaTisha Murray shares her story of committment, hardwork and faith as the pillars to achieving her dreams of becoming a doctor.

Dr. Murray spent her undergraduate years in Boston and was happy to land her residency near home, St. Francis Hospital.

  

Resume and Interviewing Workshops Offered Teens

 

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Reunion Co-Chairs
Youth hostesses
Registration team
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Down the Soul Train line
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Dancing the night away
Clarke's having a good time
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Scott's arriving
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Booker, Gertie Tillerson & "Cheese"
Tyrone Anderson & Wingo family
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Angeline Wingo and friends
Mr. & Mrs. Elijah Taylor
"Sisters (L. Harris & M. Jasper)
The Griffin's and "James Brown"
Just Friends Band
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RG '69 classmates
Class of '70 classmates

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